Kalypso has released additional content for the Nintendo Switch version of Railway Empire. Both add-ons, Down Under and Northern Empire, are available for purchase on the Nintendo eShop.

In the Northern Europe DLC, players aid the Swedish Parliament with constructing a new national railroad to continue the country’s far-reaching industrial advancements along the lakes and sprawling rivers that were first used by freight ships to provide goods and supplies to Northern Europe:

  • New scenario: Hibernation (1853-1870)
  • Map expansion: ‘Northern Europe’ (available in Free Game and Sandbox modes)
  • 3 historical engines: Odin (2-2-2), Prins August (2-4-0) and SJB II (4-6-0)
  • 10 new tradeable goods (e.g. crisp bread and brown cheese) and 30 new cities
  • Concession’ feature: The map is divided into sections. Buy concessions to gain access to new building grounds (also available on the full North American map)
  • Snow: Enhanced weather system for all northern regions in the game
  • New regional soundtrack

The Down Under DLC moves the beloved rail tycoon sim to the sun-scorched plains of the Australian outback, allowing players to explore the states of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria and trade goods customary to the continent, such as beer and grilled seafood.

  • New scenario: ‘Pioneering Spirit’ (1830-1930)
  • Map expansion: ‘Down Under’ (available in Free Game and Sandbox modes)
  • Explore new territories: New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria
  • 3 new historical engines: Heisler (0-8-0). C30 (4-6-0) and Class S (4-6-2)
  • New goods to trade: seafood, Rail-O-Mite and canned beer
  • 52 new cities to discover
  • New music, reworked city buildings and unique mission structures (e.g. Sydney Harbour Bridge)
  • Unique Settlement feature for pre-determined locations
  • More freedom to establish new cities and personalize economic systems